Opening A Bottle

  • A Life in Wine with Kermit Lynch

    Upon the 50th Anniversary of His Company, the Iconic Importer Looks Forward with Trepidation The post A Life in Wine with Kermit Lynch appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Chianti Classico for a New Era

    Our Virtual Tasting on the Past, Present and Exciting Future of Chianti Classico The post Chianti Classico for a New Era appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Mini Clinic: The 6 Wine Flaws You Should Know About

    Our 30-Minute (or So) Wine Clinic on the Identifying Everything from Corked to Cooked Wines The post Mini Clinic: The 6 Wine Flaws You Should Know About appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Two Magical Sips of 2018 Vietti’s Lazzarito Barolo

    Thursday was a watershed moment for a wine guy like me. It had been 945 days since I last attended a trade tasting. For those of you outside the wine industry, a trade tasting is simply a mass tasting for wine professionals showcasing a group of wineries (it could be a consortium, an importer, a distributor … you get the idea). You mill about with a wine glass, meet winemakers (or their reps), ask questions, network … The last one The post Two Magical Sips of 2018 Vietti’s Lazzarito Barolo appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Still Essential: Villa Calcinaia and Selvapiana

    How Two Tuscan Estates Confirmed Their Stature on a Recent Visit The post Still Essential: Villa Calcinaia and Selvapiana appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Study Guide: Wine Pairing Tips for Thanksgiving (Mini Clinic)

    Everything You Need to Know For Our November 2, 2022 Virtual Mini Clinic The post Study Guide: Wine Pairing Tips for Thanksgiving (Mini Clinic) appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • A Catarratto to Conjure Synesthesia

    650 Words (Or So) on a White Wine That Will Have You Seeing Colors The post A Catarratto to Conjure Synesthesia appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Study Guide: Chianti Classico for a New Era

    Everything You Need to Know For Our September 24, 2022 Virtual Tasting The post Study Guide: Chianti Classico for a New Era appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • L’Aietta: Brunello Born from Toil and Love

    A Visit to Montalcino's Wildest and Most Intimate Vineyard The post L’Aietta: Brunello Born from Toil and Love appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Is There a Better Value for French White Wine Than This Muscadet?

    400 Words (Or So) on Domaine de la Pépière's "Briords" The post Is There a Better Value for French White Wine Than This Muscadet? appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • 2022: A Hellish Summer of Climate Change in Europe

    A Collection of Images and Video Showing the Devastating Effects of Heat and Drought The post 2022: A Hellish Summer of Climate Change in Europe appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Zweigelt Gets Serious

    300 Words (Or So) on an Austrian Sparkling Wine That Defies Expectation The post Zweigelt Gets Serious appeared first on Opening a Bottle.